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Brooklyn Public Library Established in 1896, BPL is one of the nation’s largest public library systems and currently has nearly 700,000 active cardholders. With a branch library within a half-mile of the majority of Brooklyn’s 2.6 million residents, BPL is a recognized leader in cultural offerings, literacy, out-of-school-time services, workforce development programs, and digital literacy. In a borough of wide economic disparity, where the costs of basic necessities often take priority over spen...


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Jan 14, 1853 Brooklyn Female Academy
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Brooklyn Female Academy. School Room Echoes January 14, 1853
Topics: School Newspapers, Brooklyn
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Residential and business directory listings for the city of Brooklyn, NY in 1856. Listings divided into Western and Eastern districts.  Includes Street and Avenue Guide for each district as well as an appendix of government agencies and public services.  Advertisements throughout, with index.
Topics: Brooklyn, New York City, directory, business, residential, 1856
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Residential and business directory listings for the city of Brooklyn, NY in 1857. Listings divided into Western and Eastern districts.  Includes Street and Avenue Guide for each district as well as an appendix of government agencies and public services.  Advertisements throughout, with index.
Topics: Brooklyn, New York, directory, 1857
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Residential and business directory listings for the city of Brooklyn, NY in 1858. Includes Street and Avenue Directory as well as an appendix of government agencies and public services.  Advertisements throughout, with index.
Topics: Brooklyn, New York, directory, address directory
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1862 J. Lain and Company
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Residential and business directory listings for the city of Brooklyn, NY in 1862. Includes Street and Avenue Directory as well as an appendix of government agencies and public services. Advertisements throughout, with index.
Topics: Brooklyn, New York, directory, addresses, residential, business
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1863 J. Lain and Company
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Residential and business directory listings for the city of Brooklyn, NY in 1863. Includes Street and Avenue Directory as well as an appendix of government agencies and public services. Advertisements throughout, with index.
Topics: Brooklyn, New York City, directory, residential, business
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May 1, 1864 J. Lain and Company
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Directory listings for the city of Brooklyn, NY, 1864. Includes advertisements, street directory, list of nurses, and residential, business and government address listings.
Topics: Brooklyn, directory, directories, 1864, New York
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1865 J. Lain and Company
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Residential and business directory listings for the city of Brooklyn, NY in 1865. Includes Street and Avenue Directory as well as an appendix of government agencies and public services. Advertisements throughout, with index.
Topics: Brooklyn, New York City, directory, residential, business, addresses
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1866 J. Lain and Company
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Residential and business directory listings for the city of Brooklyn, NY in 1866. Includes Street and Avenue Directory as well as an appendix of government agencies and public services. Advertisements throughout, with index.
Topics: Brooklyn, New York City, directory, residential, business, addresses
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1867 J. Lain and Company
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Residential and business directory listings for the city of Brooklyn, NY in 1867. Includes Street and Avenue Directory as well as an appendix of government agencies and public services. Advertisements throughout, with index.
Topics: Brooklyn, New York City, directory, residential, business, addresses
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1868 J. Lain and Company
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Residential and business directory listings for the city of Brooklyn, NY in 1868. Includes Street and Avenue Directory as well as an appendix of government agencies and public services. Advertisements throughout, with index.
Topics: Brooklyn, New York City, directory, residential, business, addresses
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Residential and business directory listings for the city of Brooklyn, NY in 1869. Includes Street and Avenue Directory as well as an appendix of government agencies and public services. Advertisements throughout, with index.
Topics: Brooklyn, New York City, directory, residential, business
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Residential and business directory listings for the city of Brooklyn, NY in 1871. Includes Street and Avenue Directory as well as an appendix of government agencies and public services. Advertisements throughout, with index.
Topics: Brooklyn, New York City, directory, business, residential, 1871
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Residential and business directory listings for the city of Brooklyn, NY in 1871. Includes Street and Avenue Directory as well as an appendix of government agencies and public services. Advertisements throughout, with index.
Topics: Brooklyn, New York City, directory, business, residential, 1875
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Residential and business directory listings for the city of Brooklyn, NY in 1876. Includes Street and Avenue Directory as well as a municipal register of government agencies and public services. Advertisements throughout, with index.
Topics: Brooklyn, New York City, directory, business, residential, 1876
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Residential and business directory listings for the city of Brooklyn, NY in 1878. Includes Street and Avenue Directory as well as an appendix of government agencies and public services. Advertisements throughout, with index.
Topics: Brooklyn, New York City, directory, business, residential, 1878
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Residential and business directory listings for the city of Brooklyn, NY in 1879. Includes Street and Avenue Directory as well as an appendix of government agencies and public services. Advertisements throughout, with index.
Topics: Brooklyn, New York City, directory, business, residential, 1879
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Residential and business directory listings for the city of Brooklyn, NY in 1880. Includes Street and Avenue Directory as well as an appendix of government agencies and public services. Advertisements throughout, with index.
Topics: Brooklyn, New York City, directory, business, residential, 1880
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1883 Lain and Company
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Residential and business directory listings for the city of Brooklyn, NY in 1883. Includes Street and Avenue Directory as well as an appendix of government agencies and public services. Advertisements throughout, with index.
Topics: Brooklyn, New York City, directory, business, residential, 1883
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Residential directory listings for the city of Brooklyn, NY in 1884. Includes Street and Avenue Directory as well as an appendix of government agencies and public services. Advertisements throughout.
Topics: Brooklyn, New York City, directory, business, residential, 1884
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1885 Lain and Company
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Residential directory listings for the city of Brooklyn, NY in 1885. Includes Street and Avenue Directory as well as an appendix of government agencies and public services. Advertisements throughout.
Topics: Brooklyn, New York City, directory, residential, 1885
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Residential directory listings for the city of Brooklyn, NY in 1871. Includes Business Register, Brooklyn map, Street and Avenue Directory as well as an appendix of government agencies and public services. Advertisements throughout, with index.
Topics: Brooklyn, New York City, directory, business, residential, 1886
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Residential and business directory listings for the city of Brooklyn, NY in 1887. Includes Street and Avenue Directory as well as an appendix of government agencies and public services. Advertisements throughout, with index.
Topics: Brooklyn, New York City, directory, business, residential, 1887
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Residential and business directory listings for the city of Brooklyn, NY in 1889. Includes Street and Avenue Directory as well as an appendix of government agencies and public services. Advertisements throughout, with index.
Topics: Brooklyn, New York City, directory, business, residential, 1889
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Residential and some business directory listings for the city of Brooklyn, NY in 1897. Includes Street and Avenue Directory as well as an appendix of government agencies and public services. Advertisements throughout, with index.
Topics: Brooklyn, New York City, directory, business, residential, 1897
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Residential and some business directory listings for the city of Brooklyn, NY in 1899. Includes Street and Avenue Directory as well as an appendix of government agencies and public services. Advertisements throughout, with index.
Topics: Brooklyn, New York City, directory, business, residential, 1899
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Jun 1, 1899 Erasmus Hall High School
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Erasmus Hall High School: The Erasmian June 1899
Topics: School Newspapers, Brooklyn
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Nov 1, 1899 Erasmus Hall High School
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Erasmus Hall High School: The Erasmian November 1899
Topics: School Newspapers, Brooklyn
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Dec 1, 1899 Erasmus Hall High School
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Erasmus Hall High School: The Erasmian December 1899
Topics: School Newspapers, Brooklyn
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Residential directory listings for the city of Brooklyn, NY in 1902. Includes Street and Avenue Directory and a small classified business listing section. Advertisements throughout.
Topics: Brooklyn, New York City, directory, business, residential, 1902
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Residential directory listings for the city of Brooklyn, NY in 1903. Includes Street and Avenue Directory and a small classified business listing section. Advertisements throughout.
Topics: Brooklyn, New York City, directory, business, residential, 1903
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Residential directory listings for the city of Brooklyn, NY in 1904. Advertisements throughout.
Topics: Brooklyn, New York City, directory, business, residential, 1904
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Residential directory listings for the city of Brooklyn, NY in 1906, with street index. Advertisements throughout.
Topics: Brooklyn, New York City, directory, residential, 1906
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Residential directory listings for the city of Brooklyn, NY in 1907, with street index. Advertisements throughout.
Topics: Brooklyn, New York City, directory, business, residential, 1907
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Jun 1, 1907 Erasmus Hall High School
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Erasmus Hall High School: The Erasmian June 1907
Topics: School Newspapers, Brooklyn
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Residential directory listings for the city of Brooklyn, NY in 1908. Includes Street and Avenue Directory and a small classified business listing section. Advertisements throughout.
Topics: Brooklyn, New York City, directory, business, residential, 1908
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1909 New York Telephone Company
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Alphabetical telephone directory covering all five boroughs of New York. Manhattan and the Bronx are listed together, Brooklyn and Queens are listed together, and Richmond (Staten Island) has its own list.
Topics: New York City, NY, Brooklyn, NY, Bronx, NY, Manhattan, NY, Queens, NY, Staten Island, NY, Telephone...
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1910 New York Telephone Company
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Alphabetical telephone directory covering all five boroughs of New York. Manhattan and the Bronx are listed together, Brooklyn and Queens are listed together, and Richmond (Staten Island) has its own list.
Topics: New York City, NY, Brooklyn, NY, Bronx, NY, Manhattan, NY, Queens, NY, Staten Island, NY, Telephone...
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1910 New York Telephone Company
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Alphabetical telephone directory covering all five boroughs of New York. Manhattan and the Bronx are listed together, Brooklyn and Queens are listed together, and Richmond (Staten Island) has its own list.
Topics: New York City, NY, Brooklyn, NY, Bronx, NY, Manhattan, NY, Queens, NY, Staten Island, NY, Telephone...
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1910 New York Telephone Company
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Alphabetical telephone directory covering four boroughs of New York. Manhattan and the Bronx are listed together, Brooklyn and Queens are listed together. This copy is incomplete, ending with the last name "Trousdale" in the Brooklyn & Queens section. No Staten Island listings.
Topics: New York City, NY, Brooklyn, NY, Bronx, NY, Manhattan, NY, Queens, NY, Telephone Directories
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1914 New York Telephone Company
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Alphabetical telephone directory covering four boroughs of New York. Manhattan and the Bronx are listed together, Brooklyn and Queens are listed together. This copy is incomplete, ending with the last name "Roman" in the Brooklyn & Queens section. No Staten Island listings.
Topics: New York City, NY, Brooklyn, NY, Bronx, NY, Manhattan, NY, Queens, NY, Telephone Directories
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1914 New York Telephone Company
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Alphabetical telephone directory covering all five boroughs of New York. Manhattan and the Bronx are listed together, Brooklyn and Queens are listed together, and Richmond (Staten Island) has its own list. This copy is incomplete, ending with the company name Richmond Produce in the Staten Island section.
Topics: New York City, NY, Brooklyn, NY, Bronx, NY, Manhattan, NY, Queens, NY, Staten Island, NY, Telephone...
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1915 New York Telephone Company
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Alphabetical telephone directory covering all five boroughs of New York. Manhattan and the Bronx are listed together, Brooklyn and Queens are listed together, and Richmond (Staten Island) has its own list.
Topics: New York City, NY, Brooklyn, NY, Bronx, NY, Manhattan, NY, Queens, NY, Staten Island, NY, Telephone...
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1915 New York Telephone Company
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Alphabetical telephone directory covering all five boroughs of New York. Manhattan and the Bronx are listed together, Brooklyn and Queens are listed together, and Richmond (Staten Island) has its own list.
Topics: New York City, NY, Brooklyn, NY, Bronx, NY, Manhattan, NY, Queens, NY, Staten Island, NY, Telephone...
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1915 New York Telephone Company
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Alphabetical telephone directory covering all five boroughs of New York. Manhattan and the Bronx are listed together, Brooklyn and Queens are listed together, and Richmond (Staten Island) has its own list.
Topics: New York City, NY, Brooklyn, NY, Bronx, NY, Manhattan, NY, Queens, NY, Staten Island, NY, Telephone...
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1917 New York Telephone Company
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Alphabetical telephone directory covering all five boroughs of New York. Manhattan and the Bronx are listed together, Brooklyn and Queens are listed together, and Richmond (Staten Island) has its own list.
Topics: New York City, NY, Brooklyn, NY, Bronx, NY, Manhattan, NY, Queens, NY, Staten Island, NY, Telephone...
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1917 New York Telephone Company
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Alphabetical telephone directory covering all five boroughs of New York. Manhattan and the Bronx are listed together, Brooklyn and Queens are listed together, and Richmond (Staten Island) has its own list.
Topics: New York City, NY, Brooklyn, NY, Bronx, NY, Manhattan, NY, Queens, NY, Staten Island, NY, Telephone...
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1917 New York Telephone Company
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Alphabetical telephone directory covering all five boroughs of New York. Manhattan and the Bronx are listed together, Brooklyn and Queens are listed together, and Richmond (Staten Island) has its own list.
Topics: New York City, NY, Brooklyn, NY, Bronx, NY, Manhattan, NY, Queens, NY, Staten Island, NY, Telephone...
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1920 New York Telephone Company
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Alphabetical telephone directory covering all five boroughs of New York. Manhattan and the Bronx are listed together, Brooklyn and Queens are listed together, and Richmond (Staten Island) has its own list.
Topics: New York City, NY, Brooklyn, NY, Bronx, NY, Manhattan, NY, Queens, NY, Staten Island, NY, Telephone...
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1920 New York Telephone Company
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Alphabetical telephone directory covering all five boroughs of New York. Manhattan and the Bronx are listed together, Brooklyn and Queens are listed together, and Richmond (Staten Island) has its own list.
Topics: New York City, NY, Brooklyn, NY, Bronx, NY, Manhattan, NY, Queens, NY, Staten Island, NY, Telephone...
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Alphabetical telephone directory covering Brooklyn, Queens, and Richmond (Staten Island). Brooklyn and Queens are listed together, Staten Island is listed separately.
Topics: Brooklyn, NY, Queens, NY, Staten Island, NY, Telephone Directories
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Alphabetical telephone directory covering Brooklyn, Queens, and Richmond (Staten Island). Brooklyn and Queens are listed together, Staten Island is listed separately. Staten Island section is incomplete -- no listings after the last name "Van Clief".
Topics: Brooklyn, NY, Queens, NY, Staten Island, NY, Telephone Directories
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Alphabetical telephone directory covering Brooklyn, Queens, and Richmond (Staten Island). Brooklyn and Queens are listed together, Staten Island is listed separately.
Topics: Brooklyn, NY, Queens, NY, Staten Island, NY, Telephone Directories
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Alphabetical telephone directory covering Brooklyn, Queens, and Richmond (Staten Island). Brooklyn and Queens are listed together, Staten Island is listed separately.
Topics: Brooklyn, NY, Queens, NY, Staten Island, NY, Telephone Directories
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Alphabetical telephone directory covering Brooklyn, Queens, and Richmond (Staten Island). Brooklyn and Queens are listed together, Staten Island is listed separately.
Topics: Brooklyn, NY, Queens, NY, Staten Island, NY, Telephone Directories
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1927 Reuben H. Donnelley Corporation
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Classified business listings covering the borough of Queens.
Topics: Queens, NY, Classified Telephone Directories
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Alphabetical telephone directory covering Brooklyn, Queens, and Richmond (Staten Island). Brooklyn and Queens are listed together, Staten Island is listed separately. Title page and first part of "A" section for Brooklyn and Queens missing. Directory starts on page 42.
Topics: Brooklyn, NY, Queens, NY, Staten Island, NY, Telephone Directories
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1927 Reuben H. Donnelley Corporation
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Classified business listings covering the borough of Brooklyn.
Topics: Brooklyn, NY, Classified Telephone Directories
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Alphabetical telephone directory covering Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island. Brooklyn and Queens are listed together, Staten Island is listed separately. Title page missing.
Topics: Brooklyn, NY, Queens, NY, Staten Island, NY, Telephone Directories
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1928 Reuben H. Donnelley Corporation
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Classified business listings covering the borough of Queens.
Topics: Brooklyn, NY, Classified Telephone Directories
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1928 Reuben H. Donnelley Corporation
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Classified business listings covering the borough of Brooklyn.
Topics: Brooklyn, NY, Classified Telephone Directories
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Alphabetical telephone directory covering Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island. Brooklyn and Queens are listed together, Staten Island is listed separately. Title page missing.
Topics: Brooklyn, NY, Queens, NY, Staten Island, NY, Telephone Directories
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1929 Reuben H. Donnelley Corporation
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Classified business listings covering the borough of Brooklyn
Topics: Brooklyn, NY, Classified Telephone Directories
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1929 New York Telephone Company
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Alphabetical telephone directory covering the borough of Brooklyn.
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Topics: Brooklyn, NY, Telephone Directories
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1929 New York Telephone Company
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Alphabetical telephone directory covering the borough of Brooklyn.
Topics: Brooklyn, NY, Telephone Directories
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1930 New York Telephone Company
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Alphabetical telephone directory covering the borough of Brooklyn.
Topics: Brooklyn, NY, Telephone Directories
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1930 New York Telephone Company
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Alphabetical telephone directory covering the borough of Brooklyn.
Topics: Brooklyn, NY, Telephone Directories
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1931 New York Telephone Company
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Alphabetical telephone directory covering the borough of Brooklyn.
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1931 New York Telephone Company
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Alphabetical telephone directory covering the borough of Brooklyn.
Topics: Brooklyn, NY, Telephone Directories
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1931 Reuben H. Donnelley Corporation
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Classified business listings covering the borough of Brooklyn
Topics: Brooklyn, NY, Classified Telephone Directories
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1931 Reuben H. Donnelley Corporation
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Classified business listings covering the borough of Brooklyn
Topics: Brooklyn, NY, Classified Telephone Directories
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1932 New York Telephone Company
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Alphabetical telephone directory covering the borough of Brooklyn.
Topics: Brooklyn, NY, Telephone Directories
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1932 Reuben H. Donnelley Corporation
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Classified business listings covering the borough of Brooklyn
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1932 New York Telephone Company
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Alphabetical telephone directory covering the borough of Brooklyn.
Topics: Brooklyn, NY, Telephone Directories
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1932 Reuben H. Donnelley Corporation
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Classified business listings covering the borough of Brooklyn
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